Quote of the Day

"If tomorrow, we go watch a game already knowing the outcome, football is dead."
-- UEFA President Michel Platini, on why match-fixing is more of a threat to the future of the game than racism or violence. (REUTERS, 1/21)
Wednesday January 23, 2013 Vol. 1 — No. 156 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • ManU Takes Over MUTV

    ManU has aquired BSkyB's stake of in-house TV station MUTV.

    ManU has bought BSkyB's one-third stake of in-house TV station MUTV as part of its "long-term digital media plans," according to Jamie Jackson of the London GUARDIAN. ManU Commercial Dir Richard Arnold said: "The acquisition of Sky's stake is great news for all of our fans who watch us around the globe, MUTV, its staff and the club." A press release said, "As part of its long-term digital media plans, Manchester United has made the strategic acquisition of Sky's stake in MUTV in order to own 100% of the content production and distribution capabilities of this business."

  • A Global Net

    X Games adds global sponsors; ESPN unveils global TV partners.

  • Let's Go Racing

    Footballer Del Piero, actor Dempsey partner to launch Le Mans team.

  • Expansion Plans

    Mexican broadcaster Televisa will expand sports coverage in '13.

  • Changing Sides

    Former Nike endorser Pep Guardiola could soon land a deal with adidas.

  • E Street

    F1 teams are eager to compete on new Formula E circuit.

  • Fork It Over

    Court tells Mediapro to pay disputed $13M to La Liga club Deportivo La Coruña.

  • All Wound Up

    SPL Kilmarnock CEO downplays threat to club over unpaid food bill.

  • Dangerous Liaisons

    International cricket players warned to avoid Pakistan Super League.

  • Cutting Their Losses

    Australians look for way to stem annual loss from hosting grand prix.

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